Posts Tagged ‘bartending’

  • Bleach-Haired Honkey Bitch

    Bleach-Haired Honkey Bitch

    November 14th, 2013 | Bartending | journalpulp | 7 Comments

    I am, as many of you know, a writer by day and a bartender by night — and yet, as many of you may not know, I’m not merely a bartender by night: I’m also a very passionate man. As such, the creative spirit I strive to pour into my literature occasionally spills over into […]

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  • Kevin


    March 4th, 2013 | Poetry | journalpulp | 7 Comments

      My name is Kevin. I’m Kevin Mathew Haas. My last name does not rhyme with moss. It does not rhyme with floss. To say so makes me cross. Many regard me as the motherfucking boss and I do enjoy a little of the sauce. In fact, my last name — Haas — rhymes with […]

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  • Gin And The Murky Origins Of The Martini

    Gin And The Murky Origins Of The Martini

    October 24th, 2012 | Bartending | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    In hell, said Randal Jarell, Americans tell each other how to make a martini. A martini — “the elixir of quietude” as E.B. White described it — consists of gin and vermouth. The ingredients are chilled and then strained into a cocktail glass. That, at any rate, is the original martini, though vodka is now, […]

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  • The Unsolved Mystery Of Comte De Saint Germain

    The Unsolved Mystery Of Comte De Saint Germain

    February 26th, 2012 | Comte De Saint Germain | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    In my occupation, I serve a great deal of St. Germain (elderflower liquor), and it got me thinking: The Count of St. Germain, it turns out (purported death: February 27, 1784), was among other things a violinist, pianist, composer, inventor, traveler, courtier, adventurer, armchair scientist and alchemist, writer, wit, self-mythologizer, and brilliant conversationalist. He was, […]

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  • Putting The Cock Back In Cocktail (Part 1)

    Putting The Cock Back In Cocktail (Part 1)

    January 10th, 2012 | Bartending | journalpulp | 17 Comments

    [youtube] Bartending, which, for better or worse, consumes a great deal of my time, is a subject that evidently interests people to no end — judging, at least, from the sheer number of questions I get on the matter — and often I’m asked: Ray, why bartending? The answer is, my love of literature, […]

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